5 Positive & Healthy Ways You Can Justify Spending Money on Yourself

As a middle class mama, I know that money doesn't grow on trees. I earn every dime I make, and I do my best to stretch each dollar. We don't go out to eat a lot. We don't spend money on unnecessary items. We don't go on extravagant vacations. Things are always just a little tight. With that being said, I am a firm believer that it is important to invest in yourself and your … [Read more...]

7 Myths about Getting Healthy that You Need to Kick to the Curb

I’m not gonna lie. Every time I talk about eating healthy food or waking up early to workout on my blog or in one of my emails, I can pretty much hear a collective “groan” all across the internet. “Getting Healthy” does not have a positive ring to it for many people. In fact, the thought of diving into a healthy lifestyle is full of so much dread and negativity, and I’ve … [Read more...]

How to Meal Plan in 20 Minutes a Week so it Doesn’t Feel Like a Second Job

As we head into the new year, I’m guessing that most of you have goals of being more organized, getting healthy meals on the table more consistently, and basically just being healthier, right? There are programs all over that are helping you do all of those things. There’s the Kon-mari thing that helps you organize your home. There are a billion meal-planning and weight loss … [Read more...]

Vegan Dark Chocolate Fudge

If you liked this post, don’t forget to share on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, or StumbleUpon with the buttons above! I know what you're thinking. 4 days before Christmas, and she finally decides to post a recipe? And I call myself a food blogger. Let's just say things have been pretty busy behind the scenes over here. I've been working long hours creating my new online … [Read more...]

5 Mistakes Working Moms Make that Turn Their Lives Into Chaos

As working moms, it’s pretty much in our blood to put everything on our plates and attempt to get it all done, right? We want to be super moms and show up at class parties. We want to be able to support our families financially. We want to be the best wives ever and keep the spice alive in our marriages. We want to take care of ourselves with regular workouts. We … [Read more...]